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Tour 2016 - Sonny spot on at AIA family day!

Posted on 24 July 2016  - 10:30

Heung-Min Son won a virtual reality penalty shoot-out as players, Ledley King and our Global Coaching team paid a visit to our principle partner AIA's family day in Melbourne on Sunday.

Sonny takes centre stage at the AIA family daySonny delighted with his virtual reality penalty shoot-out winSonny, Kyle Walker-Peters, Will Miller and Luke AmosLedley with our Global Coaching teamSonny meets fansAnton Walkes and Shayon Harrison all smiles with Luke Amos, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Kyle Walker-PetersVictor Wanyama, Anton Walker, Shayon Harrison and Dominic Ball sign autographsKyle Walker-Peters slots home from the penalty spotAIA present a cheque for the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation

Sonny and Victor Wanyama took part in the shoot-out in the AIA Vitality dome at the event where they struck an imaginary ball at a goal on a screen - see our Tweet from @SpursOfficial below - with South Korean forward Sonny coming out on top 3-1 against the Kenyan skipper.

It was a fun day just outside the city centre in Port Melbourne with Sonny and Victor joined by Tom Carroll, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Dominic Ball, Kyle Walker-Peters, Shayon Harrison, Will Miller, Luke Amos and Anton Walkes.

The lads were welcomed by AFL legend Shane Crawford, an all-time Aussie Rules great who achieved the lot at Melbourne-based Hawthorn Hawks and is now a TV pundit and newspaper columnist.

Hundreds of families turned out and the players happily signed autographs before joining in with a penalty shoot-out.

Below: AFL legend Shane Crawford speaks to Sonny


Earlier, our Global Coaching team set-up a number of football-based activities for the kids with legendary former skipper and Club Ambassador Ledley keeping an expert eye over proceedings.

AIA also handed over a cheque for $10,271 to the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation.